Recall List for the 2016 Hyundai Sonata

Official recalls have been issued for the 2016 Hyundai Sonata by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Hyundai service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Hyundai customer service.

  1. 2016 Hyundai Sonata VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #16V726000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 11, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 62,811

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicles manufactured December 8, 2014, to August 18, 2015, and Hyundai Sonata vehicles manufactured May 28, 2014, to March 18, 2016, equipped with the panoramic sunroof option. Due to a bonding issue with the sunroof wind deflector, the sunroof panel on the affected vehicles may detach while driving.

    Consequence: If the sunroof detaches from the vehicle it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will repair the wind deflector anchor plate, free of charge. The recall began December 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 152. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V726000 »

  2. 2016 Hyundai Sonata AIR BAGS NHTSA Campaign #16V615000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 602

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured March 28, 2016 through April 12, 2016. The affected vehicles have a driver-side frontal air bag that may not adequately protect the driver's neck from injury in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Consequence: A frontal air bag that does not adequately protect the driver's neck may increase their risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 148. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V615000 »

  3. 2016 Hyundai Sonata AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #16V232000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 21, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 33

    Summary: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured May 29, 2014 to February 11, 2016, 2017 Elantra vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016 to February 22, 2016, and one 2016 Sonata Hybrid vehicle manufactured October 15, 2015. In these vehicles, the driver's frontal air bag may be missing a chemical enhancer required for the second stage air bag deployment, resulting in the second stage not deploying in certain crashes. The primary stage will deploy as intended.

    Consequence: An air bag that does not inflate increases the risk of injury.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 5,2016. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 144. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V232000 »

  4. 2016 Hyundai Sonata ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL NHTSA Campaign #15V678000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 20, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 64,744

    Summary: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured May 28, 2014, to August 21, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with an Antilock Braking System (ABS) warning light intended to warn the driver if there is an ABS malfunction. In the event of an ABS malfunction, the Brake System warning light will illuminate, but the ABS warning light will not illuminate. Since the vehicles have ABS malfunction lights that do not illuminate, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

    Consequence: If the driver is alerted there is a brake system malfunction, but not specifically with the ABS system, the driver may operate the vehicle unaware that the vehicle's brakes may lock up during hard braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected began on November 30, 2015. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai's number for this recall is 134. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V678000 »

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